The moral imagination : from Adam Smith to Lionel Trilling /
The Moral Imagination describes how some of the most provocative thinkers of modern times, coming from different traditions, responding to different concerns, and writing in different genres, shared a moral passion that permeated their work. The second edition includes a revised introduction and thr...
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Lanham, Md. :
Rowman & Littlefield,
Table of Contents:
- Adam Smith : political economist cum moral philosopher
- Edmund Burke : apologist for Judaism?
- George Eliot : the wisdom of Dorothea
- Jane Austen : the education of Emma
- Charles Dickens : "a low writer"
- Benjamin Disraeli : the Tory imagination
- John Stuart Mill : the other Mill
- Walter Bagehot : a divided nature
- Lord Acton : the historian as moralist
- Alfred Marshall : the economics of chivalry
- John Buchan : an untimely appreciation
- The Knoxes : a God-haunted family
- Michael Oakeshott : the conservative disposition
- Winston Churchill : quite simply, a great man
- Lionel Trilling : the moral imagination.